Mental Excitement in the Lying-In

  title={Mental Excitement in the Lying-In},
  author={Ernest {\aE}neas Mackintosh},
The subject to which I wish to direct attention in this paper is one the importance of which must be thoroughly appreciated by every obstetrician. It is a complication which crops up with undesirable frequency, exciting no little anxiety in the mind of the practitioner, being an indefinite something with which he has to cope, and for the successful treatment of which he feels himself but ill prepared. I wish to state, however, at the outset, that such a subject is totally